The Ultimate Exercise In Democracy

The Ultimate Exercise in Democracy

By Liz Shadbolt, Volunteer Coordinator   For the longest time, I've had this quote from Marjorie Moore in my email signature: "Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every…

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Thank You For Harvesting Hope!

Thank You for Harvesting Hope!

It's hard to believe that this year's Harvesting Hope event is over and the end of 2017 is just around the corner. The event was everything we dreamed it would be and more, and we are so thankful for each…

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A Message From The OTN Co-Founders

A Message from the OTN Co-Founders

Message from the Co-Founders At “Harvesting Hope,” Open Table Nashville’s 7-year anniversary party and annual fundraiser, Ingrid McIntyre and Lindsey Krinks, who were two of the co-founders of Open Table Nashville, shared this message to a packed room of volunteers,…

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Choosing To Notice

Choosing to Notice

By Peyton Williams, OTN Intern On one of my first outreach days with Open Table Nashville, we drove through town delivering tarps, tents and supplies to various camps around the city. I was surprised when we pulled up to an office…

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Harvesting Hope

Harvesting Hope

By Ben McClintock, OTN Intern On October 17th, less than a month away,  Open Table Nashville invites all of our friends to come out to our annual event– Harvesting Hope! The name “Open Table” says a lot about who we…

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Onion Rings And Drive-By Shootings

Onion Rings and Drive-By Shootings

By Elizabeth Langgle-Martin, Outreach Worker and Resource Navigator This week, I took my close friend to Sonic to celebrate his 48th birthday. He requested onion rings and wanted to try their new BBQ bacon burger. We took pictures and I…

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